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I recently purchased wireless modem, it uses ppp interface. Wireshark does not identify this interface. So, Can wireshark work on ppp interface?

asked 27 Apr '13, 20:20

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edited 27 Apr '13, 20:43

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On some versions of UN*X? Yes.

On Windows Vista and later (and 64-bit XP)? No, because WinPcap, which Wireshark uses to capture network traffic, doesn't support it.

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answered 27 Apr '13, 20:42

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